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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by grody311
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
A river will form when                                               .
  1. Condensation exceeds Evapotranspiration
  2. Precipitation exceeds Evapotranspiration
  3. Precipiation stays constant with Condensation
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
What is the most abundant salt in seawater?
  1. calcium chloride
  2. sugar
  3. sodium chloride
  4. magnesium chloride
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
The neritic zone                                                 
  1. is beneath the abyssal zone
  2. receives more sunlight than the photic zone
  3. supports 90% of the world's commercial fisheries
  4. contains hydrothermal vents
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
The definition of salinity is                                               
  1. the total amount of dissolved salt in seawater
  2. the total amount of dirt in the ocean
  3. the difference between temperature and density
  4. the total amount of minerals in seawater
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
Which of the following DOES NOT cause a decrease in salinity?
  1. evaporation
  2. melting of sea ice
  3. precipitation
  4. runoff
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by mjackson992
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Two ground features formed by hot groundwater are
  1. natural springs and artisian wells.
  2. wells and geysers.
  3. geysers and hot springs.
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Two ways to conserve water are                                                                      .
  1. limit its use and obtain alternating methods of creating fresh water.
  2. soil conservation and restoration
  3. creating dams and artificial levees
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Because of drainoff and drought, lakes are considered                                 
  1. long lived by geological terms.
  2. rare by geological terms.
  3. short lived by geological terms.
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
What is a disadvantage to living on a flood plain?
  1. Easy transportation.
  2. Property damage.
  3. Fertile soil.
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by Juliasutherland
Tributaries are
  1. large fast flowing streams that form at the mouth of the river.
  2. lakes that are created by a river's meander and bend.
  3. small streams that run into rivers.
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